PSInsider writes: We got a bit of clarification on previously reported rumors, plus some info possibly hinting at something we haven't heard about yet.
Sony really needs to close their legs to keep this information to them selves.
They seem to be getting it worse with leaks. There's a rat amongst one of them and they need to find out who. PSP Go was leaked what, 3 months early? Then it was known as the "PSP Slide". Slim PS3 rumor started how long ago, 1-2 months ago? Who knows how many people who has heard about this have been holding off on buying a PS3 since then. Then word of mouth spreads ex: "Buying a PS3? I'd wait. I hear they are supposed to be coming out with a newer model soon." "Ahhh thanks for that"
Yeah, there's definitely a lot of information that comes out from Sony before hand. It's not doing them any good either, even if it is interesting news.
Well, certain information is just expected, like PS3 slim and the price cut. Some won't matter if it leaks early, like the PSP Go price cut. And one secret is still just that... assuming this is all true. I won't even give you the reliable source song and dance, all I'll say is wait about 2 weeks and we'll all know the outcome.
So, psinsider.e-mpire.com has unique information that no one else does? Lol. Ok. Riiight. Any no name site can claim to have secret information from insiders, then suger coat it with.. " bubu but chalk this up as a rumor," have it posted within the hour, and not lose their credibility as a website if they're wrong because they are already unknown. This seems like a desperate attempt to cash in on these PS3 Slim rumors.
Sony employees RATTING/leaking for what ? telling your friend you know a secret about Sony and thinking you are the S^^t ?
first of all, lloyd, we are hardly an unknown site. Our forum has over 30,000 members, most from our site, we've been around for many years... we're not the biggest site nor do we claim to be the most well known, but we do have a reputation to uphold. second, any rumor should be reported as such. any site that did not would be doing it's readers a disservice by leading them to believe something is true when it has a chance of being false. third, if i was going to make up some crap, i would pick an event a bit farther off so people would be more likely to forget about it after I already raked in the hits from it, therefore i wouldn't lose as much credibility. also, we rarely ever post rumors. when we do, it's because we trust our source. so, those of you who feel the same way as ol' lloyd here, all i can say is wait until the 18th. Only 13 more days and you'll either feel like fools for doubting us or we'll be munching on crow.
Sometimes I wonder if Sony purposefully leak certain information to generate hype, it gives a certain degree of uncertainty, and people talk about it. Would we have discussed Sony so much in the build up to the conference on the 18th Aug if so much info hadn't been leaked? It's definitely a possibility, but who knows? @ Frosty, I side with you against Lloyd! :) personally i've seen a few sites with rumours posted on the subject, most of which seem to be poorly written articles with grammar that wouldn't of been accepted in primary school, but your article seems the most credible and down to earth. If it turns out to be true great :D if it's not, no big deal it's only a rumour so as far as i'm concerned reporting a rumour doesn't damage you reputation, even if it does turn out to be wrong. Unless of course you're reporting false rumours every week! :)
Duh http://n4g.com/ps3/NewsCom-... what else would it be? I really just want download-able PS2 games on PSN, I got the earlier 80Gb model, you know, the good one with all the thrills.
So keeping news like this hidden is nearly impossible. Even the lowest of employees knows that everybody wants new Sony news and so they get it and give it away for the masses. Sony would have to tighten down the whole ship and that will never happen considering they employ 180,000 people worldwide.
...Video to all regions.
Where's the posts saying it's the evil Microsoft's fault for the leaks - that they pay Sony employees to leak information out early in their ongoing battle to destroy Sony? --- --> I really just want download-able PS2 games on PSN, I got the earlier 80Gb model, you know, the good one with all the thrills. Somebody inform him that the 'good one, with ALL the frills/thrills' was the discontinued 60GB launch model, which had the EE hardware and other features and to a lesser extent - the discontinued 20GB launch model... not the 80GB PS3 with PS2 software emulation and lesser features.
I was holding off on getting a PSP3000 till I knew what the GO! was all about at E3. When I saw the price point and that I flat out knew not all the games I wanted to play would be available to me right off the bat on the GO! I jumped ship and got a bundle pack for the 3000 instead. If they had changed the price to say 199.99 for the GO! with a bundle pack or something along those lines I would have waited. So you may not think telling a GO! price cut ASAP is important, but it gave them one more 3000 sale with me when I might've held out longer. My friend just bought his PS3 too. He might've held out for a Slim if he had known the price and such, but he was game deprived with just a 360 console.(He's not big on shooters, but every other genre especially RPGs are what he wants to play) So now he's playing MGS4, Killzone 2, Uncharted, Demon's Souls I lent him, Valkyria Chronicles, and Disgaea 3. He's pretty much set till the holiday games start pouring out and he's just touched the tip of the exclusive ice berg with his PS3. At some point with how 360 is handling their exclusives people are just going to get bored not having new games to play and will grab a PS3 or Wii or both.
Mine was only $400 It plays PS2 games it has 4 usb ports it has card readers Its quieter than the 60Gb models It uses less power than the 60Gb models It's less likely to ylod than the 60Gb models I got 20 more Gbs than the 60Gb model and i haven't needed to upgrade my internal HDD because of that extra space. What makes the 60Gb model better? Having more PS2 games work than mine does means NOTHING and I paid $200 less Somebody inform THIS guy as he's been sorely mislead.
"singhjeet29 - 14 hours ago PM Track Ignore 1 - Sony really needs to close their legs to keep this information to them selves. " yes but is hard when some guys spill the beans in every popular game forums. or even twitter
frosty i hope you like crow
i would not be surprised if sony had something else up their sleeves. 13 days till gamecom (is it on the 18th?)
You know it's going to happen.
I doubt we'll ever see a SingStar: Micheal Jackson...seeing as his name is spelled MichAEl ;)
with PSEye motion capture dance moves! :P
The PSP 4000. If you guys remember Super_Secret in his last post he said, "Who said the PSP 3000 wasn't being discontinued. It is, but not by the PSP G0, but by the 4000." 100% sure it's PSP 4000
I like seeing Sony being forced to make moves. Everyone wins. New PS3 and PSP owners will be able to pick them up for cheaper, the online is getting better by the week, and the exclusives are setting the higher with every release. Hopefully this has something to do with GT5. I mean, what else could it be?
That's the pro of the situation. The con is that current sales will decline until Sony releases the Slim.
Yes, I will be the one to push this past 10 approvals so I can hear the Xbots cry. You are welcome, Mr. fr0sty.
Why yes, something thats been developed by Polyphony Digital and will be bundled with the PS3/ Slim. Sony calls it the "Bundle of death"
ill be getting SOTC and god of war 1 and 2, and sht load of ps3 and ps2 games this x mis
yea ps2 has the very best games that ever came out and i would love for a chance to play rogue galaxy again
Beware of the Bundle Of Death.
Wrong, Try again.
PS2 and SNES have the best games ever released.
Genesis and PS1 had some gems also, gotta show love where it's due.
LoZ: OoT LoZ: MM Super Mario 64 Mario Kart 64 Excitebike 64 Wave Race 64 F-Zero X Goldeneye Perfect Dark Resident Evil 2 Super Smash Bros. Banjo-Kazooie Banjo-Tooie and Tony Hawk (Before they suked)
Hell ya might get a psp go, and n64 and ps2 had the best games IMO
With the patent filings recently, I suspect it is PS2 BC coming in firmware.
Or possibly something in relation to PS Cloud?
I do wonder what the REAL Slim will actually look like. And why didnt Sony ever release the white and silver PS3 seems like they finally realized they needed to make a massive change if they hoped to move loads of systems.
http://www.zai3p.com/blog/w... honestly, if that's fake, then whoever made that did a pretty damn nice job as a fake becuase that looks pretty nice. I don't think it's fake though, not one bit
its a shame, i really really liked the look of the white ps3. didn't they release one in the US ? I am happy with my 60gig launch system, but to be honest, if they launched a white ps3 with all of the functions and extras of the 60gig here in the uk and charged a premium for it, i would still buy it. anything else i can go with out. Well its not long to go , so i guess we will have to wait and see.
@ Blaze Even though that pic looks really convincing I doubt the real deal will look like that it just doesnt look like a really polished design like literally, its not even the shiny piano black anymore and those buttons look out off place and just tacked on. Plus, it might just be me though, but it seems like the top of the console just got too much empty space. @ DARK WITNESS I dont know about the US but i know the only available colour in the UK is black. But maybe Sony will be smart and release the slim in different colours.
"PS3-Slim in Matte Black. Fingerprint Magnet-less."
the things i would announce if i were sony -ps3 slim for 300$ -ps2 bc for everyone threw a firmware update -gt5 release date for december in all regions -psp go changed to 200$ and the original psp drop to 150$ -mass effect coming to ps3 in november and mass effect 2 going multiplatform -a unannounced exclusive game but i believe whatever they do is gonna be interesting
ya i would be hella happy if that happpened especially since ME is like the only 360 game i really really want!!
Same man its the only 360 game I cared about as well but I just built a new pc an its plays ME awesome. Make no mistake though if ME hits PS3 with ME2 I'll get both an consider it Platinumed.
PEOPLE , WHY ARE WE WASTING OUR TIME ON ALL THESE RUMORS , IF IT WILL HAPPEN SONY WILL ANNOUNCE IT . JUST GIVE IT A REST .
I hear ya but at least it gives us something to discuss about since the dry releases of games during the summer sucks.
These speculation article get dumber everyday, a PS3, PSP HDTV bundle? common, stupid.
I think Playstation Cloud will be announced. So far I have heard nobody say this so remember you heard it from me first.
look @ post 4.1
ya but that guys post was two hours after sugard0's
Everyone has been saying the slim is ugly and they would not buy it, if it looks like the leaked stuff, i find that completely stupid realize sony is trying to push units... They need to find a way to cut corners to shave off any cost of production, so yeah the look of it is gonna look watered down.
If they're smart they'll drop that ridiculous price of the PSPgo.
Sony shall destroy the xbox 360 on August 18, 2009. What's MS going to do? Start giving the 360 for free?
or go on oprah flailing their arms around in front of a tv wearing jumpsuits.
Or the Xbox 360 could just continue wiping the floor with Sony in basically every way... ~~ http://tiny.cc/yzUel
by only outselling them by 100k consoles this year, and by not being able to get past that 8 million unit lead they had when ps3 launched? And by not being able to make a system that can run for more than a year without burning up? Sure... wiping em' all over the place.
what if sony doesnt destroy xbox then u all be crying im a ps3 fan but dont be that co+ky and think that ps3 is gonna outsell everyone
it could, but we do all know this will boost sales. and considering that ps3 is keeping up with 360 pretty damn well (360 only beat PS3 by 100k sales so far this year), ps3 does stand to overtake 360.
"Supposedly, the products in the PlayStation family that were mentioned to be getting a price reduction were the PS3 slim" Just seems odd to call it a price reduction given that it is not even out yet....let alone officially confirmed.
No i do not believe the PSP GO price cut, as 250$ price tag of PSP GO could be the part of their strategy in lowering the price of PS3. cutting the PSP GO price as well will again hurt them bad which Sony certainly wouldn't love.
Understand that the PSP Go price cut might not be for what we've seen already. It could be a model with less internal memory (kinda useless anyway when you can buy 32GB memory sticks and such). And PS3 slim comes at a price reduction to the ps3 line of products, so it can be called a price cut as well even though it isn't out yet.
well, our source who gave us this info also made a few vague hints at microsoft "having a 1.5 hour conference that they claim will make sony's 3 hours look like nothing, but this is still up in the air". The "still up in the air" nature of the rumor prevented us from reporting on it, so we'll just have to wait and see. they have something planned, but i don't think they know exactly what sony is up to just yet...
leaks these things on purpose so other projects like Agent or PS2 BC don't get any attention. Weird thing to do but, I've heard it from a few so called insiders posting on forums lol.
I just want some news and games for the motion Controller.
you'll get just that...
It's backward compatibility, I bet my house on it.
BACKWARDS COMPATIBILITY ON ALL PS3 CONSOLES.
This would be my chance to get a PS3!! If a PS3 Slim is announced, you bet I'm finally gonna get one. ;) I'm hoping it's under $399.
PS2,Xbox and Wii owners are waiting for a price cut. Xbox people know they want a PS3 that's why they talk about the system, they paid all that money for a so-so system that ROD's there mad should have waited one more year and the elite is $399 nobody told them to do a price cut and some Xbox people already have both system already and some is waiting for the price cut like Vespertine is. Wii is in the middle they don't know witch way to go for hardcore gaming they don't the Rod so they wait for the price cut too.
I'll just wait for Sony to announce this things that's all.